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The Wizard (GOLLANCZ S.F.) Kindle Edition

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"A major work by the author most frequently hailed as the premier living master of the form."

"Arising from the same sources as "Lord of the Rings,"" The" "Wizard Knight" is one of the few fantasies that can justly be compared with it."

"Arising from the same sources as "Lord of the Rings", " The" "Wizard Knight" is one of the few fantasies that can justly be compared with it."

""The Wizard "is a brilliant Celtic knot of a book." -- David Drake

"This is fantasy at its best: revelatory and inspirational."

"Fresh and exciting, a must read for every fan of the genre."

"Arising from the same sources as Lord of the Rings, The Wizard Knight is one of the few fantasies that can justly be compared with it."

The Wizard is a brilliant Celtic knot of a book." -- David Drake

"Gene Wolfe not only entertains, he invests his work with a complexity and trickiness that place him among the most important American writers of our time. . . . But you don't need to know Wolfe's earlier work to be caught up in a novel that blends, imaginatively and briskly, Arthurian ideals, Celtic legends, and North mythology."--"The Washington Post "on "The Knight"
"Wolfe excels at developing a standard fantasy coming-of-age story into something fresh and exciting, a must read for every fan of the genre."
--"Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine" on "The Wizard"
""The Wizard "is a brilliant Celtic knot of a book. It demands a great deal from the reader, but it repays that investment many times over."--David Drake
"Arising from the same sources as "Lord of the Rings," " The""Wizard Knight" is one of the few fantasies that can justly be compared with it."--"Booklist "on" The Wizard"
"A major work by the author most frequently hailed as the premier living master of the form..."The Wizard Knight" maybe be among the most sheerly entertaining of all Wolfe's novels...Its tone is astonishingly well controlled, moving toward great elegance and economy without ever losing the voice of the not-quite articulate boy that Sir Able once was...I can't imagine how anyone can fail to revel in the sheer profligacy of invention and the exhilaration of the prose."--"Locus "on" The Wizard"
"This is fantasy at its best: revelatory and inspirational."
--"Publishers Weekly" (Starred Review) on "The Wizard"
"Another triumph from the greatest writer in the English language alive today. "The Knight" is astonishing: deep, involving, humane, and absolutely original. This is the start of something big. Wolfe is the best we have. Cherish him."--Michael Swanwick on "The Knight"
Wolfe's version of Faerie is both allusive and elusive, beautiful and fatally glamorous."--Tad Williams on "The Knight"
"Gene Wolfe is the smartest, subtlest, mos

"The Wizard is a brilliant Celtic knot of a book."
--David Drake --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Gene Wolfe was born in New York and raised in Texas. He trained as a mechanical engineer, but began to publish short stories in the 1960s. He won a World Fantasy Award for THE SHADOW OF THE TORTURER and a Nebula for THE CLAW OF THE CONCILIATOR. He is a World Fantasy Life Achievement winner. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product details

  • ASIN : B004EHZPWS
  • Publisher : Gateway (23 December 2010)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 2709 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 544 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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